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Tintin and I (2003)

Tintin et moi (original title)
A high-profiled documentary about Hergé and his major cartoon success, Tintin, based in part on previously unreleased archive tape footage.


Anders Østergaard


Anders Østergaard (scenario)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hergé ... Self (archive footage)
Numa Sadoul Numa Sadoul ... Self
Michael Farr Michael Farr ... Self
Harry Thompson Harry Thompson ... Self
Raymond Leblanc Raymond Leblanc ... Self (archive footage)
Germaine Kieckens Germaine Kieckens ... Self - the first wife of Hergé (archive footage)
Andy Warhol ... Self (archive footage)
Fanny Rodwell Fanny Rodwell ... Self - the second wife of Hergé
Gérard Valet Gérard Valet ... Self
Chang Chong-Chen Chang Chong-Chen ... Self (archive footage)
Patrick Waleffe Patrick Waleffe ... (voice)
Tony Beck Tony Beck ... (voice)
Alain Louis Alain Louis ... (voice)
Danièle Denie Danièle Denie ... (voice)
Olivier Cuvelier Olivier Cuvelier ... (voice)


A high-profiled documentary about Hergé and his major cartoon success, Tintin, based in part on previously unreleased archive tape footage.

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In an unusual use of special effects, Hergé's lips were re-animated to fit some of the sound clips of his voice played in the film. See more »


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Masterpiece documentary
25 January 2004 | by ajohanSee all my reviews

"Tintin and I" first of all struck me as a masterpiece documentary. The photography and the editing are truly breath-taking (almost anti-Dogma).

We follow the life of Tintin drawer Hergé through an open-hearted interview from 1971. The Tintin series was drawn on the background of the great ideological fights of the twentieth century. In the midst of these Hergé has his own demons to fight with, and much of his drawing activity seems like an attempt to tame these and to escape into a world of perfection.

Even though there are spectacular photographic panoramas of drawings from Tintin albums and also some reconstructions and reading of passages from the albums, the story of Hergé is told entirely through interviews and archive material, and never through reconstructions.

Hergé lived the turbulent life of a true, suffering artist. But the fantastic world that came of his imagination will continue to amaze readers again and again.

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French | English

Release Date:

16 January 2004 (Denmark) See more »

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EUR1,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR
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